Explore Uganda and Rwanda

Rwanda, Uganda
Overview

Join us for a vibrant rare experience in Africa!! Drive in the open African savanna in search for Lions, Leopard, Hyena, Buffalo, Elephant, Jackson Hartebeest. Take a boat trip to the foot of the mighty Murchison Falls, track chimpanzee troops in the Kibale Forest, enjoy the wildlife and birdlife of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Go gorilla tracking in Bwindi and in Rwanda Parc volcanoes parades before you to discover and explore the best of the best Unmatched Gorilla experience.

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15 DAYS
EXPLORE UGANDA AND RWANDA
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Pit Stops
  • UK – Nairobi (2N)
  • Lake Nakuru (1N)
  • Masai Mara (3N)
  • Entebbe (1N)
  • Jinja (1N)
  • Murchison Falls (2N)
  • Kibale (2N)
  • Queen Elizabeth (2N)
  • Bwindi National Park (2N)
  • Rwanda Parc Volcanoes (2N) – UK
Tour Includes
  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable).
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes.
  • 13 nights in hotel and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar).
  • 34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 Dinners.
  • A professional and experienced English speaking Guide.
  • Transportation in 4*4 Land cruiser Jeep with pop up roof.
  • All Entrance fees and game drive fees, all relevant government tax.
  • Gorilla Permit.
  • Chimpanzee Permit.
Tour Highlights
  • View the powerful Murchison Falls by boat and on foot.
  • Explore the Kibale Forest looking for chimpanzees.
  • Take a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel.
  • See wildlife such as tree-climbing lions, eland, buffalo, elephant and more on safari.
  • Gorilla trekking.
  • Spend time tracking the fascinating mountain gorillas.
  • Enjoy driving through the rolling hills.
  • Visit local villages and markets.
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 UK – ENTEBBE

Fly to Entebbe.

DAY 2 ENTEBBE

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Boma Guest House.

DAY 3 ENTEBBE – JINJA (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast, you will start your journey to Jinja. You will enjoy a boat ride on the source of the Nile. The Nile is a major north-flowing river in north eastern Africa, regarded as the longest river in the world (6,853 km long). After the boat ride you will have a city tour of Jinja. Then we check in at The Haven Lodge.

DAY 4 RHINOS AND MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)

After breakfast visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here you shall have a walking Safari to the Southern Park to trek White Rhinos that have been re-introduced in Uganda. In the afternoon you will drive to the legendary Murchison Falls, from which the National park derives its name. On arrival check in at Murchison River Lodge.

DAY 5 MURCHISON FALLS (B/L/D)

Early morning enjoy the game drive. This is a beautiful drive across savannah, Borassus Palm Forest and grassland down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north. Drive in the open African savanna in search for Lions, Leopard, Hyena, Buffalo, Elephant, Jackson Hartebeest. Oribi, Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, and enjoy spotting various Bird species such as the Secretary Bird, Black Chested Snake Eagle, Tawny and Marshal Eagles Carmine and Swallow Tailed Bee-Eaters and many more. In the afternoon, go for a boat ride up the Nile, to Murchison falls, Enjoy the spectacular falls. After you will hike to the top of the falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7 meter gap and at the bottom you will see huge Nile Crocodiles basking.

DAY 6 MURCHISON FALLS – KIBALE NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park, along the way you will pass many tea plantations. You have the opportunity to visit a tea plantation. On arrival Kibale check in at Primate Lodge.

DAY 7 CHIMPANZEE TRACKING – BIGODI SWAMP WALK (B/L/D)

Today you will track the most famous inhabitants of Kibale National Park, the chimpanzees. With over 1,450 individuals protected within the park, Kibale forest is home to the largest number of the endangered chimpanzees in Uganda, as well as the threatened red colobus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey. The forest has one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the black and white colobus, blue monkey and grey-cheeked mangabey, red tailed monkey, bush babies and pottos.  In the afternoon after tracking, you have the opportunity for a guided walk through the swamps of Bigodi. After the fascinating walk you have the choice of relaxing in the accommodation or community walk in a village nearby.

DAY 8 KIBALE – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)

After breakfast you will drive today to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park, crossing the equator along the way. On arrival check in a Enganzi lodge. Evening enjoy your game drive.

DAY 9 QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)

Have an Early Morning Game Drive. There are over 100 mammal species that include Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephants and the elusive Giant Forest Hog in this park. The Primates include Chimps, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black faced Red Colobus, and Red tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons. Return to the Lodge. In the afternoon, you shall have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.

DAY 10 QUEEN ELIZABETH – BWINDI NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)

Depart for Bwindi National park in the morning on your way; you will have a chance to have a game drive in Ishasha sector where the tree climbing lions are found, then continue to the home of the Mountain Gorillas. Of Uganda’s Forested Parks, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for gorilla tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and various small antelopes, as well as 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine. On arrival check in at Buhoma Lodge.

DAY 11 GORILLA TREKKING (B/L/D)

This morning you will get up early and go for gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas.

DAY 12 BWINDI – RWANDA PARC VOLCANOES

After breakfast, drive to Rwanda as you enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known to Ruhengere via Musanze with a community or village walk. Evening relaxation and sightseeing dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

DAY 13 GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA

 After breakfast, you will depart for the headquarters of the Park where your driver-guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for a briefing about the greatest animal experience ever! After the trekking, lunch. Afternoon relaxation and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

DAY 14 KIGALI – UK (B/L)

After breakfast we visit Kigali for a city tour which includes the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. The Kigali City tour will enable you visit the colorful markets, genocide memorials and craft centers are the main areas of interest. In Rwanda you will find all over the country Memorials to remember the genocide of 1994. Where the history of the genocide is explained. After lunch transfer to Kigali airport to board your flight to UK.

DAY 15 UK

Arrive home today.

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